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Athletics research from Dr Aki Salo in The Telegraph

Why sprinting on the inside track could cost athletes a medal

IT Maintenance: SharePoint, Mon 23 April, 6am to 10am

SharePoint will be unavailable due to maintenance on Monday 23 April, from 6am to 10am

Prof Sam Akehurst on the future of pistons and piston rings

Sam Akehurst comments on the future of pistons and piston rings in Engine Technology International magazine

5 steps for having a top-koality research visit

Excel - Advanced Functions, Tues 24 Apr, 2pm to 4.30pm

This course is available to all staff and postgraduate students. You'll learn how to use advanced functions such as VLOOKUP to search your data

KTP with Spirent awarded ‘outstanding’

The University's two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Spirent Communications has been awarded ‘outstanding’ by Innovate UK

Education Award winners 2018

Staff and students gathered for The SU Bath and University of Bath Education Awards Evening 2018

Changes to University induction

Peter Lambert, Pro-Vice-Chancellor covers proposed changes to induction from this September

Uni & SU awarded funding to tackle hate crime

The University and Students’ Union have received joint funding to tackle religiously-motivated hate crime

Martin Sorrell leaves WPP with stormy waters ahead

Alumni Ambassador launch

The launch of this new programme aims to enhance international student recruitment

Four reasons to get involved in the parkrun movement

Dr Gareth Wiltshire (Dept for Health) discusses the Park Run phenomenon and the positive benefits it can bring

Salary sacrifice changes for April 2018

Salary sacrifice schemes relating to car parking and STV membership will end for all members of staff from April 2018

Prof Carole Mundell listed in 100 most influential women

Carole has been listed amongst royalty, community leaders, entrepreneurs and polar explorers as one of the 100 most influential women in the West

Equality & Diversity Network Chair

An vacancy has arisen with internal applicants from all genders and backgrounds encouraged to apply

IPR launches Universal Credit study

A new project will look at the impact of Universal Credit on families balancing work, money and care

Yin Yoga & meditation - 7.15pm to 8pm, 23 April

A class that focuses on longer yoga holds designed to lengthen fascia and muscle memory and calm the nervous system

Enigmatic gene is crucial to brain development

University scientists have shown that an enigmatic gene is crucial to healthy brain development through

Russia, Novichok and British government misinformation

Professor David Miller looks at the British Government narrative to the Salisbury poisoning and explores the propaganda, media hype and sensationalism surrounding the affair

Photography exhibition preview: Collected Shadows

Assistive technology scholarship

There is an exciting opportunity to gain free access to assistive technology software

Revolution in diabetes monitoring

Scientists have created a patch which measures blood glucose levels without a finger-prick test

Power outage yesterday

All those who were on campus yesterday lunchtime will know that we had a cross-campus power outage for just over an hour at 12 noon. We are still investigating the circumstances that caused the power cut.

Dr Pedro Estrela: biosensors for bladder cancer diagnosis

Dr Pedro Estrela is working as part of the BLAC-EASSAY project to develop biosensors which could help with the early diagnosis for bladder cancer

How parents can support children after traumatic events

Rachel Hiller and Sarah Halligan from the Department of Psychology on the importance of a child's mental well-being after a traumatic event

Polden development update - April

Welcome to the 15th monthly update with news to keep you informed on the new Polden Corner Student Accommodation project

Is Facebook taking transparency seriously?

Tristan Hotham from PoLIS discusses whether Facebook is doing enough to be transparent with the way they use our data

Athena Swan Annual Lecture 2018

Professor Michelle Ryan speaks on 'uncovering the glass cliff' on 25 Apr, 1.15pm to 2.45pm

Chris Brace on IAAPS - Engine Tech International magazine

Obituary – Dr Robert Holder

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Dr Robert Holder who passed away on 31 March.

Appointing our new Vice-Chancellor

Keep up-to-date with the latest information on the search for our new VC on the new web page

Chancellor's Prize deadline 12pm Mon 16 Apr

The deadline for nominations for the 2018 Chancellor's Prize is noon, Monday 16 April

Sugar tax at University bars and eateries

The introduction of the nationwide sugar tax means an increase in price of some drinks high in sugar at University bars and eateries

The Alumni Innovation Award

The Alumni Innovation Awards presents promising graduates with the chance to win an award to help take an innovative idea to market

IT maintenance: Remote desktop, Tue 17 Apr, 7am and 5pm

Remote Desktop is being updated to improve resilience. Access to this service maybe disrupted for a short period between 7am & 9am and 5pm & 6pm

Vice-Chancellor recruitment update

HR Director Richard Brooks provides an update and feedback from the recent focus groups

Unit evaluations 2017/18 set to launch

Please encourage your students to complete their S2/AY evaluations starting from next week (w/c 16 Apr)

Hon Professor Tony Walter: death and paradise

How does belief influence the way people approach death? Prof Tony Walter (Dept of Social and Policy Sciences) joins other experts to discuss the subject

Killer cars and rebellious robots

Dr Ben Metcalfe, Lecturer in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, writes about the future of robotics and why we are launching new courses in this area

Academy of Social Sciences recognition for Professors

Alma Harris and Nick Pearce have been named Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences

University enters drug discovery deal with Sapience Therapeutics

Dr Jody Mason from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry and the University have entered into a research collaboration agreement with biotech company Sapience Therapeutics Inc.

The Milner Centre for Evolution project update

Welcome to the 15th monthly update aimed at keeping you up to speed on the new Milner Centre for Evolution Project

Tony Thompson, Dept of Estates

We are saddened to announce the death of Tony Thompson from the Department of Estates.

Dr Adelina Illie BBC Radio 4: non-invasive blood monitor

Dr Adeline Illie speaks on BBC Radio 4's Today programme regarding an adhesive patch measures of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test

David Miller (SPS) on powerful institutions and the super-rich

David Miller (SPS) on why we should aim our attention at powerful institutions and the super-rich

Staff Recognition Awards 2018

The 2018 Staff Recognition Awards are now open for nominations and will close on Thurs 10 May

Award winning Professional Services team

Staff from Professional Services have scooped the prestigious AUA Team of the Year Award

British Heart Foundation set to benefit

A campaign where our students helped raise over £150,000 in 2017 is gearing up for another year

Russia’s Presidential election result

Vladimir Putin secured a 4th term in office but did the uncompetitive election make him a lame duck?

Engage: Public Engagement in Practice

All are welcome at the annual Engage: Public Engagement in Practice event on Weds 9 May, 1 – 4pm, in the Chancellors’ Building

Blind artist challenging understanding of colour

For centuries, people who were born blind have been the intellectual curios of philosophers studying consciousness

Professor Nick Pearce on the Anglosphere post Brexit

Professor Nick Pearce (IPR) Radio 4 Today on the Anglosphere post Brexit

British Heart Foundation set to benefit from unwanted student belongings thanks to ‘move out’ campaign

A campaign which raised over £150,000 last year for the British Heart Foundation is gearing up for another year as it looks to support students moving out of the city for the summer, helping raise vital funds for cardiovascular research.

Ballet for beginners starts this Wednesday - 11 April

These classes at The Edge are great fun and include barre, grande allegro and centre work

Showcase in therapeutic innovation 17 - 18 Sept 2018

Network and collaborate with researchers during this interdisciplinary showcase hosted by the Centre for Therapeutic Innovation

Is AI prone to human prejudice?

This Friday Dr Joanna Bryson will explore how artificial intelligence may be prone to human prejudice

STV access during Invictus Games Trials

The UK team trials for the Invictus Games 2018 take place at the STV between 6 - 9 April

Sports Training Village access during Invictus Games Trials

The University of Bath will once again be hosting the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 for a third consecutive year, starting today (Friday 6 April).

I-SEE - Exploring accelerating climate change

Prof receives research fellowship

Professor Manuel Del Pino has received an award from the Royal Society to help with their leading research

Twisting laser light to probe the nanoscale

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules has been demonstrated by twisting laser light and aiming it at gold gratings

Genes provide clues to how new cell types could evolve

Biologists have uncovered how a family of essential genes interacts could offer clues about how new types of cells come to evolve

University provides boost for regional SMEs

The University is to establish two new “business acceleration hubs” for advanced engineering and digital innovation SMEs in the region

University of Bath to provide boost to regional SMEs

The University of Bath is to establish two new “business acceleration hubs” for advanced engineering and digital innovation SMEs in the region.

Camera launched into space

Innovative optical technology has been launched into space to unravel the mysteries of lightning

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

University based athletes will be representing eight different countries at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Emma Carmel (SPS) talks immigration post Brexit

Emma Carmel (SPS) on BBC’s Sunday Politics talking immigration post Brexit

REF 2021 panels announced

Eight members of staff have been appointed to key roles in next Research Excellence Framework

Agresso - Purchase to pay 2 (Marketplace)

This training course is recommended for all staff involved in purchasing

Innovative camera technology to be launched into space to unravel the mysteries of lightning

A University of Bath scientist will see over 15 years of work realised today (Monday 2 April), when a scientific experiment his research has contributed towards will be sent into space for the first time.

Support Team Bath rugby in quest for Twickenham (4 April)

Sports Training Village gym extension update

Welcome to the second update on the construction of the STV Gym Extension

IT maintenance: Thursday 5 April

IT maintenance will affect Norwood, Eastwood Lodge, Carpenter House and more on Thurs 5 April

Cellular agriculture: A global food security solution

Dr Marianne Ellis's post on Good Food Institute blog discusses how CALpod, a cellular agriculture technology could be the answer to starvation worldwide

Dr Piotr Ozieranski: Challenges to healthcare in Hungary

New research from our Department of Social & Policy Sciences raises issues about transparency and decision-making for healthcare policies in Hungary

New research centre established: C3Bio

C3Bio brings together researchers from engineering, physical, life and social sciences to work on different aspects of biosensors, bioelectronics and biodevices

Scientists penalised by motherhood, shows research

New research from the School of Management, presented at today's Royal Economic Society Conference, highlights a 'motherhood penalty' for female scientists.

Agresso upgrade 12-17 April 2018

Agresso will be unavailable during the upgrade period.

Explain your PhD in just three minutes

Take part in this year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition and develop valuable communication skills

Update on changes to childcare vouchers

The Government had announced they would be closing the salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme to new entrants with effect from 6 April 2018.

Autism MOOC launches in Mandarin

In the run-up to World Autism Awareness Day (2 April) our Centre for Applied Autism Research is launching its new autism MOOC with partners in China

MRC industry engagement fund available

University receives £89,000 for industrial collaboration in the area of Therapeutic Innovation

IT maintenance affects Files.Bath & more Tues 27 March

Affected services: File storage and sharing, Software and iTrent

The Basil Spence competition continues to make an impact

A video has been released about the annual Basil Spence Competition, where architecture and civil engineering students combine

Dr Janet Withall features on BBC's Holding Back the Years

Sleepwalking into a mass extinction: The most biodiverse aquatic communities may be the most vulnerable to extinction

Species that live in symbiosis with others, which often occur in the most delicately balanced and threatened marine ecosystems such as coral reefs, are the slowest to recover their diversity if damaged, according to a team of scientists including researchers from the Milner Centre for Evolution at the University of Bath.

Students showcase their artistic talents

Students presented 'Platform' at The Edge theatre, a unique showcase of their artistic talents

IPR: Leaving fossils behind for the future of transport

One of the key challenges we face as a species in the 21st century is how to co-exist with nature in a sustainable manner